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Elona M. Tubbs

1933 ~ 2018 (age 85)

Elona Millie Tubbs was born September 23, 1933, American Falls, Idaho to Dave Taysom and Clara Amelia Barnard Taysom.  She returned to our Heavenly Father on December 30, 2018, at the age of 85.  She was a resident of the Power Count Extended Care Facility.  She was raised in Rockland, Idaho. She married the love of her life, Junior Tubbs on March 27, 1950.  They raised four daughters, Debra (Dale) Cooper, Deanna (Shaun) Childers, Lawana (Gary) Coppock, and Linette Tubbs; five grandchildren: Jason (Chassiddy) Coppock, Jerad (Laura) Childers, Jeremy Rasch, Darcy Cooper, and Paul Cooper; and seven great grandchildren: Draycen Cooper, Justin Childers, Cody Kennedy, Dawson Warner, Chloe Childers, Aspen Childers and Skylee Coppock.  One great great grandson Jayden Childers.

Elona was the fourth of six children: Eli David (Isabelle) Taysom, Lurene (Colburn) Lasley, Elaine (Bob) Rose, Carol (Ron) House, and Von (Kathy) Taysom.  She is survived by her sister Carol House and sister in laws Kathy Taysom and Hazel Hansen.

Junior and Elona made their home in American Falls, Idaho since 1964.  She was a hard worker and devoted her time raising her daughters, caring for her husband, and caring for her home.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, and family (especially her grandchildren). 

A visitation will be held 2:00 pm Friday, January 4, 2019 with services following at Davis-Rose Mortuary at 170 Idaho St., American Falls.  Interment will be at the Neeley Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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